Lou Hattersley

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Lou is a former Editor of Macworld and an Apple specialist, publishing books on everything from the Mac operating system to the iPad and iPhone.

Articles by Lou Hattersley

Best Mac for musicians

Best Mac for musicians

Which Mac is the best option for making and recording your own music?

Which Mac is the best option for making and recording your own music?

30 Oct 14

How to use the Calendar in Yosemite

How to use the Calendar in Yosemite

Apple’s Calendar app in OS X Yosemite is packed with features. Here’s how to use Calendar in Yosemite

Apple’s Calendar app in OS X Yosemite is packed with features. Here’s how to use Calendar in Yosemite

29 Oct 14

How to send SMS texts in Yosemite

How to send SMS texts in Yosemite

Discover how to send SMS text messages from your Mac (linked to an iPhone)

Discover how to send SMS text messages from your Mac (linked to an iPhone)

28 Oct 14

Get Continuity on an unsupported Mac

Get Continuity on an unsupported Mac

Older Macs don't get access to the Continuity features in Mac OS X Yosemite - but it is possible to get Handoff, AirDrop and other features working with a little effort

Older Macs don't get access to the Continuity features in Mac OS X Yosemite - but it is possible to get Handoff, AirDrop and other features working with a little effort

27 Oct 14

Use Apple Pay in the UK

Use Apple Pay in the UK

This simply trick shows you how to set up Apple Pay outside of the U.S and get it working in the UK

This simply trick shows you how to set up Apple Pay outside of the U.S and get it working in the UK

24 Oct 14

Using Apple's new iPad SIM in the UK

Using Apple's new iPad SIM in the UK

Apple introduced a new SIM with the iPad Air 2 (called Apple SIM). Now you can switch to any network at the touch of a button in iOS. Here’s what Apple’s new SIM means to you in the UK

Apple introduced a new SIM with the iPad Air 2 (called Apple SIM). Now you can switch to any network at the touch of a button in iOS. Here’s what Apple’s new SIM means to you in the UK

23 Oct 14

Turn on Yosemite’s Dark Mode

Turn on Yosemite’s Dark Mode

Discover Mac OS X Yosemite’s new Dark Mode. How to turn Apple’s new Dark Mode on, and what Dark Mode can do for you

Discover Mac OS X Yosemite’s new Dark Mode. How to turn Apple’s new Dark Mode on, and what Dark Mode can do for you

17 Oct 14

The best Mac for video editing

The best Mac for video editing

Which Mac should you buy to edit video? We look at the best Apple Mac computers, hardware and software to get for digital movie-makers

Which Mac should you buy to edit video? We look at the best Apple Mac computers, hardware and software to get for digital movie-makers

10 Oct 14

How to use Touch ID finger scanning

How to use Touch ID finger scanning

The best way to set up Touch ID on an iPhone to get accurate finger scanning instead of having to enter passwords.

The best way to set up Touch ID on an iPhone to get accurate finger scanning instead of having to enter passwords.

09 Oct 14

How to send a group email on an iPhone or iPad

How to send a group email on an iPhone or iPad

If you miss the ability to send group emails on an iPhone, don't worry: this hack shows you how to add group messages to iOS Mail

If you miss the ability to send group emails on an iPhone, don't worry: this hack shows you how to add group messages to iOS Mail

09 Oct 14

Best apps that use Touch ID: The 8 best fingerprint-scanning iPhone apps

The best iOS apps that use Touch ID

Get more from your iPhone with these apps that use the Touch ID fingerprint scanner

Get more from your iPhone with these apps that use the Touch ID fingerprint scanner

09 Oct 14

24 weirdest iPhone cases: Funny, strange and peculiar iPhone case designs

The 24 weirdest iPhone cases ever

From baby hands and food to neck braces and stun guns, these are the weirdest iPhone cases out there

From baby hands and food to neck braces and stun guns, these are the weirdest iPhone cases out there

08 Oct 14

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 review: Great if you like big, expensive phones

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Why Sony's PS4 2.0 update is every gamer's dream (well, mine at least)

Why Sony's PS4 2.0 update is every gamer's dream (well, mine at least)

This Grolsch ad combines stop-motion & CG for majestic results

This Grolsch ad combines stop-motion & CG for majestic results

Apple rumours and predictions for 2015: What to expect from Apple in 2015

Apple rumours and predictions for 2015: What to expect from Apple in 2015

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